When you own a home that has some of those original vinyl windows, it’s hard to justify the expense of replacing those windows when they get looking old and gross because they are still pretty energy efficient.
What is with the trend of all interior doors being hollow? I know it has been like this for quite some time, but it is one of my “modern home building pet peeves”. I believe in buying quality and taking pride in your work, so these doors just remind me of the cookie cutter, poor craftsmanship, houses that they get installed in… Anyway, to get
The piano refinishing is finally finished and I am pretty excited about how my shabby chic transformation turned out! I thought I would finish off by showing you all the final steps of the refinishing process and then show the after shots as well as tell you about how I decided to decorate/stage it, frugally, to fit in with the direction that I want to
I bought an old, and well-loved, piano a couple of months ago. I have always felt like music belongs in the home so I sacrificed a bit in the budget so that I could make it happen (totally couldn’t have even gotten it if some nice men from my church hadn’t helped move it, so extra thanks to them!)… as luck would have it, I
I have been dropping the ball like crazy lately… yeah, I’m a single mom of four that is now working two jobs to make ends meet (some blogging months are good and others we scrape by), but I still think it’s unacceptable for me to do things like…you know, dropping off my kindergartner to school on a day that she doesn’t even have class. Yeah,